Chapter 6 -- The Rights of Distribution, Public Performance, and Public Display

In addition to the reproduction and derivative work rights, the Copyright Act gives copyright owners certain exclusive rights to disseminate their copyrighted works to the public. This chapter contains the following decisions, listed in the order they are presented in the text. Click on any case name to see background information as well as the full court opinion.

Part A -- Distribution of Copies
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Part B -- Communication to the Public by Performance or Display
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